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[whatwg] <output> and onforminput

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 11:52:18 +0100
Message-ID: <851c8d310406210352a86edb8@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, 21 Jun 2004 06:23:07 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> > On Sun, 20 Jun 2004 17:17:23 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > > > First of all, why isn't it "this.value = a.vlaue * b.value"?
> > >
> > > The "this" is implied; see
> > >
> > >   http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#scopeResolution
> >
> > Which is a slightly spurious piece of spec, since the scope resolution
> > has not been standardised before despite what the text implies, and
> > this is not backwards compatible with legacy browsers, despite what
> > the whole point of the WHATWG spec is supposed to be.
> 
> Which browsers _don't_ do this?

You may want to talk to other people in the organisation you work for.
 Since Opera 6 is just such a UA.

> Where does it imply that this has ever been standardised?

It does little but cite 2 specifications to say how it should work,
this suggests that the behaviour is well known and standardised.

Jim.
Received on Monday, 21 June 2004 03:52:18 UTC

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